Joseph Mallord William Turner

Burg Lahneck, Schloss Stolzenfels and Kapellen, Looking Upstream from the West Bank of the Rhine

1824

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 118 × 78 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D19829
Turner Bequest CCXVI 139 a

Catalogue entry

This loose and fluidly rendered sketch shows the Castles Lahneck and Stolzenfels at Lahnstein, a town six kilometres south of Koblenz situated on the confluence of the Lahn and Rhine Rivers. For further drawings of these castles in this sketchbook see Tate D19831, D19833–D19834; Turner Bequest CCXVI 140a, 141a–142.

Alice Rylance-Watson
June 2014

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